Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Paris

Afternoon TeaAfternoon Tea in Paris

Paris is one of the finest cities in the world for shopping and afternoon tea. So when visitors are in Paris, it is inevitable that shopping comes to mind as soon as they step into the city. Although there are many shopping stores in Paris, visitors would particularly love Le Bon Marche. This is the biggest Left Bank department store as well as the oldest in the city which was planned by Gustav Eiffel and opened its doors in 1852.

Le Bon Marche, specializes in luxury fashion for men, women and kids; it has an exquisite collection of furniture, high class gifts and household items. It is one of the three most visited and best known department stores in Paris. So travelers have a great shopping experience here.

Rose Bakery Tea Room for Afternoon Tea

After travelers get tired with all that shopping at Le Bon Marche, they can relax at the store’s Rose Bakery Tea Room. The French is world famous for their politeness, and formality; and French dining dwells on a lot of etiquette and mannerisms. Afternoon tea is very much an essential part of French dining and life. Rose Bakery tea room, located on the second floor of Le Bon Marche, visitors can choose from a wide range of French pastries and have a relaxing cup of afternoon tea.

Get a Taste of Well Known French Pastries with Afternoon Tea

Many know about French pastries throughout the world and that knowledge alone makes the country a great attraction for pastry lovers. There is a large variety of French pastries, which look like something ethereal, and taste like ecstasy. The ambience of the Rose Bakery is as enthralling as the variety of food offered here. The crisp white walls and classic dark floors are a combination of vintage and design pieces. Also, visitors will find many delectable muffins, and cakes, on beautiful pastry stands. The luxurious Tea Room lets travelers best enjoy your Parisian dream. Although Rose Bakery offers a variety of food items, it is particularly famous for its scones, carrot cake, fresh juices, and jams—all made from local, organic products.

While, in Paris, Le Bon Marche will give travelers a wonderful experience. Travelers can satisfy their shopping desire here, and then relax on a cup of afternoon tea along with some nice French pastries at Rose Bakery Tea Room of the shop. That would be enough to make your day!

Barge Cruise Along the Thames River on the Magna Carta

8 passenger Magna Carta offers a 3 night barge cruise on the Thames River

Enjoy a brief but luxurious float down the Thames River. Europeanbarging offers a 3 night Thames barge cruise on a sumptuous river barge. When you book a deluxe barge cruise, you get to experience adventure during the day while having travel details taken care of for you. The friendly crew delights in sharing their knowledge of the area while pampering passengers with top-notch service.

3 night Thames barge cruise

Drink champagne and watch the shores of England glide by. The first night, after your Thames river 2champagne reception, a one-hour cruise takes you past the regal Windsor Castle, the largest occupied castle in the world. Your barge docks overnight at Boveney Lock. While away the first evening of your deluxe barge cruise, enjoying beverages in the open bar or resting up for the next day’s adventure. Short river cruises afford you the opportunity to relax or pack as much adventure into your cruise as you’d like.

The Magna Carta Travels to Cliveden Estate

The Magna Carta Barge meanders past lavish riverside homes before passing under the widest brick arch in the world, Brunel’s railway bridge. Have a peek at the Eton College Rowing Lake while floating past Dorney. The barge moors at the Cliveden estate, almost 400 acres of formal gardens and woodlands. Enjoy afternoon tea in the house before touring the gardens; be on the lookout for the Fountain of Love and the Roman sarcophagi. You’ll have trouble pulling yourself away from the Chinese water garden and topiary, but a treat awaits you further down the Thames River: the picturesque village of Cookham, home of late artist Sir Stanley Spencer. Tour Sir Stanley Spencer’s Gallery, enjoying the eccentric painter’s love-tinged work.

Deluxe barge cruise return journey

Your deluxe barge cruise takes you back up the Thames. Observe the countryside from a different perspective, catching any of the historic sites you may have missed on the first journey. The dramatic site of Windsor Castle returns. You get to visit this important royal residence. Peep at the State Apartments, imagining life in the public eye. Tour around the Gothic St. George’s Chapel; make sure to look for the stone vaulting for which it is renowned. Ponder Queen Mary’s famous doll house, the largest, most beautiful doll house in the world.

The Incredible Magna Carta Barge Cruise

The deluxe Magna Carta Barge sleeps just eight guests, making for an intimate, friendly setting. The 3 night Thames barge cruise is just one of the short river cruises Europeanbarging offers. Contact us to today to book your barge cruise. Rates from $2095 per person.